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Gov. Eliot Spitzer. (NCPR archive photo)
Gov. Eliot Spitzer. (NCPR archive photo)

New York Times reports Spitzer implicated in prostitution ring

Gov. Eliot Spitzer apologized to his famiily and the public today, but did not explain or take questions about a report of his involvement with a prostitution ring. Reading a statement, the governor said: "I have acted in a way that violates my obligations to my family and violates my, or any, sense of right and wrong. I apologize first and most importantly to my family. I apologize to the public, whom I promised better."

The once-popular Governor has experienced a turbulent and sometimes controversial first year in office, but had been riding high following the Democratic Party's upset win in the 48th Senate District special election.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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